Richard Fuerstenberg

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The cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a multi-functional small peptide molecule that is produced by various types of lymphoid and non-lymphoid cells and plays a central role in hematopoiesis, host defense mechanisms, and acute phase reactions, including regulation of inflammatory and immune responses. A high-sensitivity ELISA assay was applied to serum (S)(More)
Treatment with ipilimumab improves overall survival (OS) in patients with metastatic melanoma. Because ipilimumab targets T lymphocytes and not the tumor itself, efficacy may be uniquely sensitive to immunomodulatory factors present at the time of treatment. We analyzed serum from patients with metastatic melanoma (247 of 273, 90.4%) randomly assigned to(More)
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